Senior Consultant / Assistant Manager Performance Improvement – Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals in Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates

at Ernst & Young

Banking / Financial Services
Consulting/Business Strategy & Planning
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

As a Senior, you'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. With guidance from partners, directors and senior managers, you'll identify potential business opportunities for Ernst & Young in the health care and life sciences sector. By drawing on your knowledge and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.   You'll actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on Operations projects and internal initiatives. In line with Ernst & Young's commitment to quality, you'll consistently drive projects to completion and confirm that work is of high quality. Your role in leading teams - or parts of teams - on engagements will depend on the size of engagement. When working on engagements, you'll report to higher levels of management, who will expect you to anticipate and identify risks, and escalate any issues as appropriate.   As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.


Client responsibilities ►   Participate in Performance Improvement engagements ►   Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress ►   Help prepare reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties ►   Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel ►   Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Advisory Services and with other services across the organization  People responsibilities ►   Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff ►   Contribute to people-related initiatives including recruiting and retaining Program Management professionals ►   Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of staff ►   Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures


Technical skills requirements   You will have knowledge and experience in a number of the following
  • Supply chain/service transformation (cost reduction; productivity improvement; supply chain risk; organization design; planning transformation; service transformation)
  • Operations performance transformation (operations performance assessment and improvement; process transformation; operations operational modeling; operations cost reduction) in life sciences companies. This includes local and global pharma companies, biotecs, medical devices and diagnostics, wholesalers, distributors and pharmacies.
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Transformation projects, on time and as per budgets
  • Cost reduction and implementing cost Improvement Plans
  • Integrated Business Plans
  • Performance optimization and operational improvements in life sciences companies
Additional skills requirements
  • Demonstrated track record with a blue chip consulting organization and/or a blue chip organization
  • Strong academic record including a degree
  • Proficiency in Arabic language skills are desirable
To be considered for this opportunity you must be eligible to work in Riyadh.
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